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  • My computer performance degrades as internet session goes on. I use firefox and IE. The paging faults gets very high.  Recycling the browser helps. Any ideas as to why this happens and how to fix it are appreciated.
    Sunday, July 31, 2011 10:24 PM

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  • You say the paging faults get very high.  Is there a corresponding drop in available memory?

    What is your total installed RAM?


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    Sunday, July 31, 2011 10:32 PM
  • Hi Neil,

    I have found this issue common personally with firefox.

    There is a neat feature in Windows 7 which prevents this which is a memory balooning facility.

    Try the following:

    * Increate your virtual memory if disk space permits (or install more RAM if possible as per Teddy's comments)

    * Raise the CPU priority on firefox.exe

     

    Martin

     


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    Monday, August 1, 2011 5:15 PM
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